Travellers entering Germany and Swiztzerland are recommended to check the latest news on travel restrictions, quarantines and other requirements imposed by the local authorities*. To facilitate this you may visit the official German and Swiss publications using the links below. FTA strongly recommends all customers and clients to consult with their own authorities well in advance to any travel. 

 

*Recommendations and governamental policies, including entry requirements, public notices for health and other restrictions might change in a frequently basis. As external contents FTA is neither responsible, liable or propietary of the information. 

 

GERMANY: 


Federal Foreign Office: Entry restrictions and quarantine regulations in Germany: link.
Ministry of Interior (BMI): questions and answers: link.
Robert Koch Institute: daily situation reports including: link.  
Robert Koch Institute: designation of international risk areas by the Federal Foreign Office, BMG and BMI: link

 

SWITZERLAND: 


Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH): Mandatory Quarantine for persons arriving Switzerland: link.
Kanton Zürich: Reporting arrival from a high-risk country: link

 

 

PROCEDURES AT THE TRAINING CENTER DURING THE PANDEMIC

In the course of the Corona pandemic, extensive protective measures apply at the LAT Training centers where Flight Training Alliance GmbH operates:

 

  • If you have symptoms of illness, please refrain from coming to our training centers. We’ll do our best to reschedule the training.
  • Please mind social distancing and bear in mind that the minimum distances according the local regulations differ between Germany (1.5 m) and Switzerland (2 m).
  • Please respect our policy to wear mouth-nose-protection throughout all training facilities. We kindly ask you to bring your own protection mask. Please check the current local regulations before travelling to the respective training facilities.
  • Please observe the hand hygiene and wash your hands as frequently and thoroughly as possible.
  • Please sneeze or cough in to your sleeve/elbow, or cover your nose and mouth with a tissue.
  • Please contact the local staff if someone shows any symptoms of an infection. Thestaff is familiar with processes to follow regarding suspected cases.
  • Please note that we may ask for certain contact information during check-in / registration at our facility. We may need those in case infections chains have to be retraced by authorities.
  • Please be informed that the canteens or cafés are temporarily closed or open with a limited offering. The staff at the training center can provide you with information about the current opening hours.
  • Please limit your stay in our training centers to a minimum duration.

 

Of course, we have also introduced measures to protect your trainees and to offer a training procedure that is safe and according to the best possible usual standards.

 

  • We developed the taken measures involving specialists from nearly all training facilities and departments as well as our working council to ensure a safe training.
  • All implemented measures are adhering to the respective legal requirements issued by authorities, as well as additional recommendations of Lufthansa Group medical team.
  • All FTA and LAT personnel in contact with customers will wear a mouth-nose-protection.
  • We regularly recheck cleaning intervals and scope to according to the training volume and the guidelines of the Lufthansa Group medical service.
  • We offer disinfectant wipes in our full flight simulators as well as hand disinfection at several places in our training facilities.
  • We try to keep the number of staff present as low as possible without impacting our training devices and their reliability.